AfroPHC Western Africa

A meeting was held on 18th February for AfroPHC members of Western Africa: Nigeria, Ghana, Niger, Guinea, Benin, Burundi, Togo, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Mauritania, Gambia, Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal. The presentation is below.

The resolutions broadly were to build AfroPHC membership and build AfroPHC Regional/Country Chapters using the following approaches

  • Strengthen SoMe marketing
  • Using world health days – ECT to plan
  • Mobilise NGO’s working locally
  • Recruit UG/PG student associations
  • Recruit professional organisations / associations
  • Develop academic network with PHC Clinical Course
  • Build a network of members in country
  • Identify key org / focal persons in PHC
  • Mobilise all groups to contextualise unique regional issues
  • Building AfroPHC as forum to advocate for PHC
  • Builds link to govt starting with WCR à Nat Govt/Local Govt

A team has been formed and is working in a WhatsApp group to take the process forward. A wider WhatsApp group will be formed shortly.